Yes, you saw it correctly. Asking the Tapiola Sinfonietta (about 46 members) to play Bruckner's Fifth Symphony, his grandest work before the Eighth, is like asking Alvin and the Chipmunks to perform W... Continue Reading
There’s no want for superb recordings of this opera--there are at least a half-dozen Maria Callas performances alone, and one would certainly not want to do without at least one starring Joan Suther... Continue Reading
Gerd Schaller is a sensitive and idiomatic Bruckner conductor, but he has caught Bruckneritus, the uncontrollable urge to perform a stupid new edition of one of the major symphonies. In this case, we ... Continue Reading
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